LANCUM-1193C4: Silver threepence of Elizabeth I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-1193C4

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Silver post-medieval threepence of Elizabeth I, dating to 1580 AD. Fourth issue, long/Latin cross initial mark. Obverse of left-facing bust with rose behind head; ELIZABETH D. G. ANG [.......]. Reverse of royal shield on long cross fourchee with date above shield; POSVI/ DEV.' A/ [........] MEV.' . The coin is 16.89mm in diameter, 0.92mm in thickness and weighs 1.36g.

Spink (2004) no. 2573.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1580
Date to: Exactly AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.92 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 16.89 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5159

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Threepence: Elizabeth I, 1561-1582 (N 1998)
Obverse description: Left-facing bust with rose behind head
Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH D G ANG [FRA ET HI] REGINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee with date above shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Long/Latin cross
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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